March 27, 2013
Given that staff believes the proposal has technical merit, the agency plans to accelerate the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the North Metro project.
January 23, 2013
Partnership advances each of their respective HSR programs, and could create efficiencies by ordering trains of similar specifications and develop a U.S. standard for HSR train equipment that can be manufactured and supplied domestically and produced for the rest of the world. An RFP could be issued by September, 2013 with an order placed during 2014.
July 31, 2012
The master lessee will be tasked with handling leasing and operations of the structure as well as the historic Corbin Building, the Dey Street entrance and the attached concourse under Dey Street.
June 25, 2012
Equipped with a front lift, AVL, camera system and custom graphics. The buses were ordered and delivered in less than five months, using a CalACT-MBTA Vehicle Purchasing Cooperative RFP.
April 20, 2012
For manufacture of approximately 130 new bi-level passenger cars. Comes from a multi-state effort to jointly purchase standardized rail equipment to be used on Amtrak’s intercity routes in California, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Missouri. Funding is being provided by the FRA’s High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program.
November 15, 2011
Initial construction in the Central Valley will begin next fall, upon completion of the environmental process. With an estimated value of $1.5 billion to $2 billion, this large design-build construction contract will be placed before the end of 2012.
August 31, 2010
The $450 million-plus design-build-finance project will involve final design, construction and financing of 11.5-miles of track, utilities, crossings and systems, as well as six stations, multiple bridges and a 25 acre-plus light rail maintenance facility.
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